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The Girl in the Torch — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:"Don't quit. It's very easy to quit during the first 10 years. Nobody cares whether you write or not, and it's very hard to write when nobody cares one way or the other. You can't get fired if you don't write, and most of the time you don't get rewarded if you… Continue reading The Girl in the Torch — Review and Giveaway

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Water Runs Through This Book — Review and TRIPLE Giveaway

Thought for the Day:“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.”  ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~Gifts for My Writer Friends:GREAT post on commas HERE. The comma is the most misused punctuation in America. Anne R. Allen has some fun Tips for… Continue reading Water Runs Through This Book — Review and TRIPLE Giveaway

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Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub — Review

Thought for the Day: “The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.”~Hans Hofmann, painter~Some Gifts for My Writer Friends:I have been working on a collection of poems lately and find that writing poetry often inspires me to write other things as well. One of the nicest poetry blogs… Continue reading Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub — Review

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The Hogan that Great-Grandfather Jack Built — Review and Signed Copy Giveaway

Thought for the Day:"Words are never too big for children as long as they are the right words." ~ Jane Yolen ~Some Gifts for My Writer Friends:Christie Wright Wild has been running a series of posts on her wonderful blog looking at story elements in picture books. Click HERE for the link for the latest… Continue reading The Hogan that Great-Grandfather Jack Built — Review and Signed Copy Giveaway

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Shadows on My Wall — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ~ Albert Einstein ~Gifts for My Writer Friends: Nancy Stewart posted some fascinating, albeit a little scary, information about how much people read by country. Click… Continue reading Shadows on My Wall — Review and Giveaway

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This is Not a Drill — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:  "Setting exists so that the character has someplace to stand, something that can help define him, something he can pick up and throw, if necessary."  ~John Gardner~Some Gifts for My Writer Friends: The ladies over at Writers Helping Writers, Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi, have another brilliant post. This one is… Continue reading This is Not a Drill — Review and Giveaway

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Cowboy Up! for Perfect Picture Book Friday — Something New for Me

Thought for the Day: "The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do." ~ Thomas Jefferson ~Some Gifts for My Writer Friends:  You can find 10 Memorable Dr. Seuss Quotes About His Work by clicking HERE.Writers Helping Writers ran a GREAT guest post by C. S. Lakin HERE… Continue reading Cowboy Up! for Perfect Picture Book Friday — Something New for Me